Annette Boden MSc

June news 2018 – A summer of sunshine and days of peace -retreats :)

Published 24 June 2018 Associated Categories News

Hello again and welcome to my June newsletter

What a beautiful sunny month June is proving to be! Check out all my news and some top tips for the month ahead and a look forward as we enjoy the sunshine. This is a shorter newsletter than usual with just some quick reminders of upcoming events. I aim to publish a separate blog on a regular basis and will send this out soon. Again, you can unsubscribe to this if you don’t wish to receive it. It will be topical and include useful tips and links.
I am off to Holland in a couple of weeks to join Mindful self compassion teachers from around the world to reconnect and meet with the founders Kristin Neff and Chris Germer so I hope to have lots to share on my return!

This is a particularly lovely time of year as the blossoms come into full bloom and we see some sunshine. This is a time to really enjoy and savour the beauty of nature around us and look forward to long, sunny, summer days. I have news of events to share this month and some tips on sensible drinking on these warm Summer days.
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July 28 A day of Peace  -silent retreat

A calming day of mindfulness, meditation, relaxation, and self-compassion: Achieving Quiet calm and emotional resilience in a busy world.July 28 2018  from 10.00am until 3.00pm
At the beautiful Quaker meeting House in Disley

This gentle and uplifting retreat is Suitable for all with MSC, MBSR training , anyone who has attended my workshops or day retreats before, or who have a formal meditation practice.
Please bring vegan or vegetarian food to share at lunch.
The cost of £45 payable in advance of the day reserves your place.

A gift –  introduce a full paying friend to this gentle day and receive a £5 discount.
NB: Places are limited so early booking is recommended and a waiting list will be in place.
Discounted rate of £35 for ‘six weekly gatherers’
For further information and to book your place, please contact me on 07753 957371 or email me:

‘Journeys and Adventures: Your life story..then, now and onwards’

“Journeys, adventures,your story” – a series of two ‘Natural awakening’ day-retreats

Summer and I are back together and have a wonderful new two-day series of uplifting and empowering retreats.

These can be stand alone or you can complete both and there will be ‘home practice’ in between
“Journeys, adventures, your story”
The practices of mindfulness, movement, meditation, and self-compassion are brought together in a culmination of exercises that will refresh, replenish and rejuvenate.

Where: At Disley Quaker meeting House

When: Saturday 4 August and Saturday 1 September
10.00am – 4.45pm:
Cost £50.00 payable in advance of each day secures your place. If you complete the two days as a series  – £85 for both payable in advance of the first day secures your place.

Lunch: As always please bring vegan food to share.

Places are limited and booking up fast so get in touch ASAP if you would like to attend!
Places are limited and can be reserved for a non-refundable but exchangeable deposit of £10 or 20 for the day workshop/retreat.

Some information from Summer from our Facebook event page

A Natural Awakening Series of 2 workshops facilitated by Summer Phillips and Annette Boden.

“Do you wish to throw off that which holds you back, such as habits and thoughts which repeat? Would you like to step into achieving dreams and enhance the story you are creating? Or just celebrate the creations you have weaved thus far? If so then these days are for you!

Attending both sessions to chart progression is recommended yet, if unable, you can also attend a single day as a stand alone session.. The second date is Sat 1st Sept 2018.

These will be practical and reflective days, please bring a notebook (one you can keep handy in your day to day life), a pen, and a comfy cushion or yoga mat (there are cushions at the Quaker House, and a blanket if you feel the cold when meditating.
We will take some physical movement ,however,  this is NOT a yoga day and is suitable for anyone of any ability 🙂

For further information visit www.annetteboden.co.uk
For more information and to reserve your place call Annette on 07753 957371
We look forward to seeing you there!


New for the summer! Relaxation classes

Where: In The Copper room at Pinches medical in Macclesfield– all welcome.
I am so thrilled to be able to offer this popular class once again and now in Macclesfield! The classes will generally run on a Tuesday evening from 6-6.45 or 6.30-7.15pm TBC . The July start date looks set to be July 17 and you can book a block of 4 sessions upfront for a discount! Come and enjoy a weekly session of deep relaxation, with mindfulness, self-compassion, and guided visualisation. The Copper room, which can be found on the first floor of the beautiful Charles Roe House is a beautifully setting that naturally lends its self to uplifting courses, classes, and workshops. To register your interest or book a place get in touch asap. Places are limited so if you are intending to come along for a session ad-hoc, do call on the day to check availability. You can email me, call me on 07753 957371 or contact Pinches Reception directly on 01625 704777.

As the year unfolds and you are looking for support on your personal well-being journey – check out the now well-established and popular Willersley mindful self-compassion  weekend retreats.  There are limited places and the Autumn retreat is booking up fast! so do get in touch for more information and to reserve your place. These nourishing and uplifting weekend retreats now have a regular following and run twice a year, in the Spring-setting and revisiting intentions and in the Autumn – reviewing and refining our progress and taking time out to re-balance and reconnect with our purpose and highest nature.

The Mindful self-compassion programme transforms and transcends the mundane, and challenges of daily life-teaching essential skills for emotional resilience and well-being.
NB: New dates for late Summer and Autumn will be available soon!

New Relaxation classes  starting July 17

I am delighted to announce the start of my new  weekly relaxation  classes in Macclesfield starting 17 July. The sessions will last 45 minutes and will include mindfulness and guided visualisation for deep relaxation and well-being.

All are welcome but places are limited.

Please contact Pinches to register your interest and provide details so that you can attend the classes. These are bookable in advance and places are limited and will go quickly so get in touch ASAP if you would like to attend and we can inform you about cost, start times and days etc.

Where: The beautiful Copper room, first floor, Charles Roe House

When: Starting July 17 and running as a 4-week program each Tuesday 6.00pm-6.45pm (or 6.30-7.15pmTBC)

Your investment: TBC payment is required up front to secure your place. £TBC Pinches medical members £TBC non-members. Drop in ad-hoc £TBCand paid before 5pm on the day- There are limited spaces so early booking is recommended.

Wishing you all well and happy, with this sunny June month that is filled with Joy and compassion, and much love for yourself and for all around you in June 2018
Thank you so much for your continued support and as I continue to develop my programmes and offerings.

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